7- Sexuality & Promoting Dignity

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Sexuality Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Our residents often fear losing physical ability and the loss of dignity.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    A resident who becomes isolated may be suffing from:
    • A. 

      The onset of an illness or medical condition

    • B. 

      The loss of dignity and self-worth

    • C. 

      The fear that they cannot perform social skills adequately

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    When approaching a resident, greet them using their name.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    "Failure free activities" are activities that are:
    • A. 

      Very simple and easy for even the severely cognitively impaired resident

    • B. 

      Ones that you know that the resident can succeed doing

  • 5. 
    If your resident exhibits childlike behaviors, it is best to:
    • A. 

      Try to communicate on their level using childlike talk and gestures

    • B. 

      Communicate in a normal gentle adult like manner

  • 6. 
    If a family member asks you about a resident's medical condition, you should:
    • A. 

      Tell them whatever they want to know because they are family

    • B. 

      Tell them to talk to the resident

    • C. 

      Ask them to talk to your supervisor

  • 7. 
    If a resident is performing a new activity but just can't get it right, you should :
    • A. 

      Direct them to different activities where they may be more successful

    • B. 

      Have them keep attempting to succeed at that activity, practice makes perfect.

  • 8. 
    Asking which of the following may help you know your resident better and promote dignity in your resident?
    • A. 

      What is their family history

    • B. 

      What kind of job(s) they may have held in their adult life

    • C. 

      What kind of pets they may have had and their pets names

    • D. 

      Hobbies they have enjoyed

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    Activities that may seem extremely boring or simple to you may be very enjoyable and make the resident feel successful.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Talking about a resident's behaviors or conditions with unauthorized persons is:
    • A. 

      Ok as long as the resident is not present

    • B. 

      Never ok

  • 11. 
    A raised voice or yelling is the preferred method when attempting to redirect a resident.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The number one concern when assisting a resident in personal care is:
    • A. 

      Efficiency

    • B. 

      Privacy

  • 13. 
    To avoid inappropriate sexual behaviors, it is sometimes better to perform intimate personal care:
    • A. 

      In the evening when it is darker

    • B. 

      In the morning or midday

  • 14. 
    Generally speaking, the sexuality needs of our residents disappear at age 68.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Residents have the right to choose personal relationships as long as we are dealing with two consenting individuals.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    If your resident is in a relationship that you are not sure is consensual, what is the first thing should you do?
    • A. 

      Talk to the residents

    • B. 

      Consult with the physician

    • C. 

      Talk to your supervisor

  • 17. 
    One reason that a resident may make inappropriate advances towards a caregiver is that the resident may confuse the caregiver with their husband or wife.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    A good time to bathe a resident who may have a tendency to make inappropriate advances is:
    • A. 

      Morning

    • B. 

      Midday

    • C. 

      When it is dark

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